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In My Neighborhood in West Ashley : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Sep 3, 2013
Kim Panitt answered:
This will seem like an odd answer, but here goes.

I have friends that owned a townhouse in Carolina Bay. Their townhouse was built and sold at the top of the market, before the recession. Those townhouses are nice and energy efficient. The older the house or townhouse in Carolina Bay the better. The older construction is energy efficient and better quality materials. Anything newer will be made with lower quality, because the builders are trying to stay competitive with their pricing. Great location and great community plan.

If you want to rent, we have a townhouse for rent not far from Carolina Bay closer to downtown on the other side of 17 on the water. The address is 192 Riverbreeze Dr., Charleston in the neighborhood Waterway South, web address www.waterwaysouth.com
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Thu May 24, 2012
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
Realtors by law cannot give you information like that, because it could be understood as steering
buyers or the public in general in or out of certain areas and that is against the law.

Therefore you need to do your research either on the internet on the town websites and the school report card website and then visit the neighborhoods you want to buy in at various times of the week
to get to know it......For safety visit the local police department and they will give you information.

Here is another thought and advice I always give to my clients .....

a good or bad neighborhood, or the right neighborhood for YOU could be drastically
different for the next person, therefore hard to answer this questions in general ....

for schools I always tell my clients, visit the schools, look at their report cards on the
internet and the programs offered and decide which one would be best for the NEEDs
of YOUR children, every child had different need, is it the arts programs, the academics,
or the athletics that are most important for your kids.

AND THEN ...... LIFE CHANGES as you must know and so changes a neighborhood, people are moving in and out, new constructions go up etc. etc. and with that schools also change, more
children less children moving into the area, with all kinds of different needs...

So please do your own research..... If you feel like you do not know which websites to do your research on I am sure any local Realtor you connect with would be able to provide you with
that information and would then be very helpful in finding the right home for you and guide you
through the entire process. If you need a recommendation let us know.

Edith YourRealtor4Life! Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients
with @Properties covering the city of Chicago, N and NW suburbs of N. Illinois, and the
fine homes on the North Shore - and with partner agents all of the US and properties worldwide
EdithSellsHomes@gmail.com
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Tue Jan 17, 2012
Christopher Pagli answered:
Hi, You can go to www.HomeFair.com for in-depth crime stats and area demographics. Click on the City Reports link.

Chris
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